Internal investigation clears officer who killed Capitol stormer Ashli Babbitt during Jan. 6 uprising
Ashli E. Babbitt

The Capitol Hill police officer who fatally shot pro-Trump extremist Ashli Babbitt while defending the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 has been cleared. Citing a police memo, NBC News reports that the unidentified officer was fully exonerated by an internal investigation, months after the Justice Department said in April it would not press charges. Video shows Babbitt, wearing a Donald Trump flag as a cape, attempting to crash through the broken window of a door where elected officials were being led away from a far right mob attempting to stop the certification of the 2020 election. “As members of the...